What’s on at the Club Tonight and next week
Tonight is the viewing of our Summer Project entitled “Nature” to be judged by Ron Tear. It is also hand in for Round 1 of the PDI competition.
Next week (24 September) is Round 1 of the PDI competition judged by Mick White.
1 October is our AGM. Please bring with you the papers, which were e-mailed to you recently. It is also hand in colour prints for Round I of the Colour Print competition.
Our Next Club Outing – Saturday 19 September
Will be to visit the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Orbit. We will be meeting on the platform at Lewisham DLR Station at 10:30 am. If you would like to join us please sign your name on the list on the Noticeboard at the Club. If you are planning to go to the top of the Orbit, tickets are £7 concession on line in advance and £10 on the day.
What’s on this Weekend and soon
Open House Weekend – Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
The annual opening of around 800 properties around London to the public for free. Best to simply look at their website for details (openhouselondon.org.uk).
Firing on the Foreshore – Saturday 19 September 11:00am – 5:30pm – Free – Thames Foreshore, Bankside, SE1 9DT
Watch pottery being produced as it was thousands of years ago, in open fires on the Thames, explore London’s historic foreshore, see and handle objects dating from the end of the last Ice Age and have your questions answered by leading archaeologists Dr Fiona Haughey and Mike Webber. Explore the living river with the IFM and the Environment Agency and see what is found in this environmental superhighway.
Magna Carta Son et Lumière – Saturday 19 September 8:00 pm onwards – Free – Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HH
For the first time, Guildhall Library and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama are staging a stunning light show, set to period music to bring the story of Magna Carta to life. To celebrate 800 years of law, liberty and freedom, Magna Carta Son et Lumière will light up Guildhall Yard in spectacular 3D fashion.
See the 1,000mph Bloodhound Supersonic Car – Friday 25 and Saturday 26 September
The Bloodhound Supersonic Car will make its World Debut at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf. The 135,000 thrust hp land speed racer will be presented in record attempt configuration but without the carbon fibre bodywork on one side, in order to show the car’s inner workings. Visitors will see that 98% of the car is here including the Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet engine in place as it will be when Bloodhound SSC targets 800mph in 2016, as well as the supercharged Jaguar V8 engine used to pump oxidiser into the rocket.
The Rising Tide by Jason deCaires Taylor – until Wednesday 30 September
Four majestic working horses and their riders will inhabit the Thames foreshore at Nine Elms (Vauxhall) for the duration of Totally Thames. The works are a commission by underwater eco-sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor and will only be visible at the river’s lowest point, highlighting the importance of the river to our city. They’ll be visible from the riverside walkway for up to two hours either side of low tide, but timings vary daily so check the Totally Thames website before you visit.
Merge Festival – Various Bankside locations – from tomorrow to 18 October
A collection of creative events and installations will take over venues great and small in the Bankside area for a fifth year in 2015, inviting the public to discover the area’s buildings and spaces by interacting with specially designed artworks. Highlights will include a light and sound show that’s programmed using participants’ brain data from the team who produce visual effects for The Chemical Brothers and Metallica, a bioluminescent chamber of wishes created by Bompass and Parr, an outdoor gallery that brings pedestrian crossings to life and a caravan theatre outside the Tate Modern. Find more information on the Merge Festival website.